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Creating a simple box or sliding lid box! Complete newbie, please help!

by Beret
posted 11-10-2018 11:35 AM


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#1 posted 11-10-2018 03:01 PM

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#2 posted 11-10-2018 04:16 PM

Roy Underhill has a great video on how to do these boxes with hand tools.

https://www.pbs.org/video/woodwrights-shop-sliding-lid-boxes/

You won’t have the planes, but he does show you how to use a chisel to make the groves. You can also make a router plane as seen here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_2a_FwjAgk

Best of luck.

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